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Petite baigneuse accroupie: M.4-1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Petite baigneuse accroupie
Translated as: Little bather squatting
(Little bather squatting)

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Maillol, Aristide

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Description

Off-white terracotta figure of a nude woman with her hair swept up into a bun on the top of the back of her head. She sits on a rectangular pedestal with her left leg bent under her and her right knee bent and raised. Her head is tilted downwards, and she touches its left side with both hands, as if adjusting her hair

Legal notes

A.J.H. Smith Bequest through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Depth: 9.7 cm
Height: 23 cm
Width: 8.6 cm

Relative size of this object

8.6 cm23 cm9.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh

Dating

Early 20th century
Production date: AD 1900

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

Terracotta

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1964
Primary reference Number: 29928
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_4_1964
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 August 2022 Last processed: Friday 26 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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